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Degrading entailed having the spear taken away and being made to march among the captives with the baggage, the punishment of being degraded and sold into slavery was often inflicted on men trying to avoid their army duty
1 print : etching ; image (top) 3.5 x 6.9 cm
W. Hogarth del.t A.M.I. fecit.
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Three illustrations of Roman military punishment: banishment, degrading punishment, and freemen degraded and sold into slavery. Etchings by A.M.I. after W. Hogarth.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY
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